500 Of The Most Popular Lizard Names

Lizards are one of the most unique and interesting reptiles. Many have vivid colors, outgoing personalities and make great pets for beginners.

If you have just adopted one then it is time to pick the best Lizard Name!

Every lizard needs a good name and finding one does not have to be hard.

You need a name that is special to you and your pet. You should be able to share it with your friends, family members and vet.

Sometimes the best ideas can be found in a list so keep reading our best, unique and funny pet lizard names as a source of inspiration…

50 Most Popular Lizard Names

Lizard Name

The best names can be found in beloved books, movies, songs and video games. Some of our favorites are:

  • Toothless and Stormfly from How to Train Your Dragon.
  • Rango from the movie of the same name.
  • Smaug from J.R.R Tolkein’s The Hobbit.
  • Mushu from Mulan.

We also like Yoshi from Nintendo’s Mario Kart and Charizard from Pokemon!

Luckily for you, we did a survey of over 12,000 reptile keepers to find the most popular lizard name! Below is the list of the top 50:

NameCategoryGenderRank
RangoPetMale1
LizziePunFemale2
ToothlessBestMale3
GeicoPunMale4
GodzillaMythologicalMale5
RexPetMale6
SmaugMythologicalMale7
SpikePetMale8
YoshiBestMale9
DexterCoolMale10
IggyPetMale11
LittlefootCuteMale12
NorbertBestMale13
PuffCoolUnisex14
RainbowPetFemale15
SpyroCoolMale16
BlueBestUnisex17
CharlieBestUnisex18
ClawsBadassUnisex19
CharizardBestUnisex20
DracoCoolMale21
DinoPetUnisex22
FrecklesCoolUnisex23
ElliotPetMale24
JabberwockMythologicalUnisex25
IzzyBestFemale26
HakuCoolUnisex27
JadePetFemale28
MushuPetMale29
PascalPetMale30
KiwiCuteUnisex31
PendragonPunUnisex32
TiberiusCoolMale33
SpotPetUnisex34
SpeedyCoolUnisex35
PeanutCuteUnisex36
DeltaBestUnisex37
HydraMythologicalUnisex38
EchoBestUnisex39
LeonardoPetMale40
NessieMythologicalFemale41
PeachesCuteFemale42
KarmaCoolFemale43
MojoPetMale44
ReptarCoolUnisex45
StormflyCoolFemale46
RazorBadassUnisex47
RaptorBadassUnisex48
ZillaCoolUnisex49
IgorCoolMale50

Lizard Names

Pet Lizard

It is easier to choose a good name if you can narrow down your choices and create a shortlist. For each name you like, circle it and create a shortlist of your favorites. Keep hold of your list as you will need this for when you reach the choosing a name section.

One way to create a shortlist is to decide if you want to pick from good names or funny (i.e. pun-based) names. Below are lists of boy and girl lizard names:

Female Lizard Names

  • Abbie
  • Acacia
  • Adia
  • Akira
  • Anita
  • Angel
  • Annie
  • Athena
  • Aurora
  • Bella
  • Belva
  • Bonnie
  • Bonita
  • Cali
  • Cleo
  • Cleopatra
  • Coco
  • Coralia
  • Dana
  • Dandy
  • Daphne
  • Delia
  • Della
  • Donatella
  • Elora
  • Elsy
  • Fabrizia
  • Fiona
  • Fergie
  • Ghidora
  • Gigi
  • Goanna
  • Grace
  • Hallie
  • Harpie
  • Honey
  • Isa
  • Isadora
  • Isabela
  • Ivory
  • Izzy
  • Jasmine
  • Jade
  • Jen
  • Joanna
  • Karma
  • Kabira
  • Kehlani
  • Keva
  • Khaleesi
  • Kira
  • Kora
  • Lani
  • Layla
  • Liz
  • Lila
  • Liza
  • Lilo
  • Lucinda
  • Madam Mim
  • Maleficent
  • Maz
  • Meg
  • Medusa
  • Minilla
  • Misty
  • Morla
  • Myrtle
  • Nala
  • Nessie
  • Nikita
  • Noella
  • Penny
  • Petra
  • Pepper
  • Phoebe
  • Pixie
  • Princess
  • Precious
  • Rabia
  • Rainbow
  • Reba
  • Reia
  • Rosalie
  • Ruby
  • Sapphire
  • Savanna
  • Sephira
  • Sarah
  • Scylla
  • Scarlet
  • Seraphine
  • Skylla
  • Sophia
  • Stella
  • Tabatha
  • Tabia
  • Thalia
  • Uma
  • Vera
  • Viola
  • Wanda
  • Xena
  • Zara

Male Lizard Names

  • Abe
  • Aiden
  • Amos
  • Antonio
  • Arnie
  • Archie
  • Axel
  • Barney
  • Bernie
  • Bodhi
  • Buzz
  • Cal
  • Cecil
  • Chance
  • Chuck
  • Clint
  • Clyde
  • Cornelius
  • Curt
  • Darwin
  • Dexter
  • Earl
  • Eddy
  • Elliot
  • Enzo
  • Eugene
  • Fabio
  • Felix
  • Fernando
  • Garrett
  • Gideon
  • Gustav
  • Hank
  • Hook
  • Houdini
  • Iggy
  • Igor
  • Jayden
  • Jax
  • Kade
  • Kobe
  • Lee
  • Lenny
  • Leonardo
  • Maximus
  • Merlin
  • Monty
  • Monzo
  • Natsu
  • Nicolas
  • Nigel
  • Nile
  • Noah
  • Oli
  • Orion
  • Ozzy
  • Pascal
  • Prince
  • Randall
  • Randy
  • Rango
  • Raphael
  • Reggie
  • Rocky
  • Russ
  • Salvador
  • Sirius
  • Spike
  • Taz
  • Tiberius
  • Tim
  • Toothless
  • Ugo
  • Uri
  • Varan
  • Vareck
  • Vergil
  • Vlad
  • Wally
  • Waylon
  • Wes
  • Woody
  • Xaivier
  • Xander
  • Yoda
  • Yuri
  • Zane
  • Ziggy
  • Zuko

Best Lizard Names

  • Axel
  • Basil
  • Bella
  • Blue
  • Camille
  • Cecil
  • Charizard
  • Charmander
  • Charlie
  • Drago
  • Delta
  • Echo
  • Elio
  • Ender
  • Felix
  • Flash
  • Fuego
  • Geico
  • Gideon
  • Gila
  • Gulliver
  • Kale
  • Herbert
  • Horntail
  • Hydra
  • Izzy
  • Jaako
  • Jiro
  • Junebug
  • Kelp
  • Khaleesi
  • Liz
  • Loki
  • Maximus
  • Megalosaurus
  • Monzo
  • Nigel
  • Norbert
  • Noelle
  • Nova
  • Penny
  • Peaches
  • Quil
  • Randall
  • Rhaegal
  • Rosie
  • Ruby
  • Sammy
  • Scylla
  • Scarlet
  • Scoot
  • Sharptooth
  • Smudge
  • Stella
  • Sunny
  • Tallulah
  • Toothless
  • Twitch
  • Wally
  • Yoshi

Funny Lizard Names

Two Geckos Laughing

If traditional male or female names do not suit your lizard then don’t worry. Sometimes choosing a funny Lizard name can bring humor into your life!

Funny names work especially well for Lizards that have a goofy or outgoing personality.

From Freckles to Lizardardo Da Vinci see below for several lists of cool, punny and funny names for a Lizard:

  • Abraxas
  • Alpha
  • Anguirus
  • Axel
  • Balerion
  • Baragon
  • Blackbeard
  • Caesar
  • Claws
  • Cobra
  • Destroyah
  • Dragon
  • Falcor
  • Godzilla
  • Horntail
  • Hydra
  • Jagger
  • Lazer/Razor
  • Quil
  • Raptor
  • Skull Crusher

Cool Names

  • Dexter
  • Puff
  • Spyro
  • Draco
  • Freckles
  • Haku
  • Tiberius
  • Speedy
  • Reptar
  • Karma
  • Stormfly
  • Zilla
  • Igor

Names For Slow Moving Lizard

  • Pokey
  • Neli
  • Gracious
  • Turtle
  • Costin
  • Custanzu
  • Costas
  • Makena
  • Salomi
  • Placida
  • Jayleen
  • Konnie
  • Constantina
  • Tortoise

Punny Names

  • Bill the Lizard
  • Chet Gecko
  • Clapper Claw
  • Dragaunus
  • Draconian
  • Eggsy
  • Gaspara Le’Gecko
  • Geico
  • Lizzie
  • Lizardardo Da Vinci
  • Napoleon Dinomite
  • Nessie
  • Pendragon
  • PufnStuf
  • Queen Elizardbeth
  • Rap-tile
  • Sal Manders
  • The Lizard of Oz

Pet Lizard Names

If you adopted a Skink or Dragon then sometimes traditional or funny names don’t work.

Giving your lizard a mythical or unique name will make you feel like you have your very own little dragon for a pet.

See below for our lists of mythological and unique names for pet lizards:

Mythological
AbraxasBiollanteGollumOdysseus
AeneasDagonHarpyOrion
AnguirusDragonHydraSmaug
Ao KuangDrakeJabberwockVaran
ApolloGargoyleKhaleesiViserion
AthenaGodzillaMerlinVishnu
Unique
AaroBoliverJairoRabia
AbleCamilleKaanReema
AdairCarlisleLizaSolar
AdiaDariusMorlaTasi
BabuEnderNephieTrace
BexFarrynOpieVelcro
BenderHaleOrgoZena
Pet
AbbieDinoMushuRango
BeansFangOllieScratch
BellaFluffyOzzySlither
BlueIggyPascalSpike
BoIsabelaPeachesStickypad
BooKailaPeanutTank
BugsLennyPennyTongues
BuzzMaximusPepperYoda
CleoMistyPixieZara
Cute
AngelBugsFuzzyPeaches
BabyCuddlesHoneyPeanut
BeansCupcakeKiwiPebbles
BooFluffyLittlefootPip
BoFluffballLil’ ScalesTiny

How To Choose A Name For Your Lizard

Lounge Of Bearded Dragons

There are hundreds of great Lizard names but how do you choose one?

Some keepers already have a name picked before they adopt a lizard – others don’t.

Finding the best name can be tough. What should you choose?

One of the best ways to narrow down your choices is to use a shortlist. From your shortlist try and match the following three rules:

  1. What color is your lizard?
  2. What is its personality?
  3. Is it male or female?

Hopefully our list of lizard names has inspired you!

Whether you chose a name from one of our lists or not, we would love to know what you named your pet lizard. Tell us in the comments below!

About Johnathan David 215 Articles
Johnathan leads the Everything Reptiles’ editorial team as our Editor in Chief. He has been a reptile hobbyist since childhood and after years in herpetoculture he has cared for many Geckos and Frogs.